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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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Photo of Listing #14473939

14c Grindstone, Prosper, TX - $437,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,555 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Gorgeous 1 Acre Property In The Heart Of Prosper! Home Sits On An Expansive Lot With Mature Shade And Pecan Trees, Pergola Covered Deck, Storm Shelter, Oversized Workshop With Electric And Nice Landscaping. Home Features 3 Large Bedrooms, 2 Update...

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1341 Monticello Drive, Prosper, TX - $530,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,595 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Excellent Split 4-bedroom Single Story Home Design. This Home Features A Private Study That Opens To Tiled Foyer And Features Beautiful Detailed Multistep Crown Moldings. The Spacious Kitchen Has A Large Center Island, Double Ovens, And Gas Cookto...

950 Waterview Drive, Prosper, TX - $447,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,599 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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This Home Is Expected To Be Ready March 2021. Ask About Our Megasale Promotion Of 6 Months Mortgage On Us. Megatel Homes Will Credit The First 6 Months Of Your New Mortgage Payment. See Your Community Sales Consultant For Full Details. Contract A...

921 Waterview Drive, Prosper, TX - $459,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,966 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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This Home Is Expected To Be Ready March 2021. Ask About Our Megasale Promotion Of 6 Months Mortgage On Us. Megatel Homes Will Credit The First 6 Months Of Your New Mortgage Payment. See Your Community Sales Consultant For Full Details. Contract A...

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31a Rhea Mills Circle, Prosper, TX - $499,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,772 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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A One Of A Kind Magnificent Home In The Desirable Prosper Isd! This Beautiful Property Is On An Incredible, Heavily Treed, 2 Acre Lot With A Creek And No Hoa. The Home Has Been Renovated With High End Appliances, Granite Counter Tops, And Much Mor...

1020 Gentle Knoll Lane, Prosper, TX - $525,280

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,348 SQFT
  • 21 DAYS
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Mls# 14470392 - Built By Highland Homes - April Completion! ~ Exquisite Exterior With Elevated Roof Pitch. This Home Is Very Open With A Large Island In The Kitchen And Abundant Counter Work Space With A Built-in Hutch For Extra Storage. Beautifu...

3000 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $427,173

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,421 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Mls# 14469762 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - February Completion! ~ This Beautiful Single-story Plan Makes For A Desirable Place To Call Home! The Large Open Kitchen Includes A Center Island, Stainless Steel Appliances, And Corner Walk-in Pantry. A...

3140 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $461,367

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,838 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Mls# 14469788 - Built By Trendmaker Homes - February Completion! ~ This Beautifully Designed Home Provides An Open, Flowing Layout With Tons Space And Ample Natural Lighting. Upon Entry, You Will Find A Gorgeous Formal Dining Area And Private Stud...

Photo of Listing #14462520

2770 Clearwater Drive, Prosper, TX - $549,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,934 SQFT
  • 35 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction! Home Office With French Doors And Dining Room Adjacent To Entry. Two-story Entry And Family Room With A Wood Mantel Fireplace And A Wall Of Windows. Kitchen Opens To Morning Area. Primary Suite With 11-foot Ceiling. G...

Photo of Listing #14458052

2102 W Yorkshire, Prosper, TX - $465,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,379 SQFT
  • 41 DAYS
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Beautiful Property Located In One Of The Most Highly Sought After Areas In Town. This Home Features A Double Living Room Plan With An Open Kitchen That Has A Great View Of The Backyard. This Quiet Street Is Perfect For Kids And Family To Enjoy Out...

3071 Barefoot Lane, Prosper, TX - $545,021

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,119 SQFT
  • 45 DAYS
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New “ames” Plan Features Fantastic Layout And Architectural Interest. This Home Boasts A Media Room Downstairs! Guest Suite With Private Bath, Featuring Step Down Glass Enclosed Shower, On 1st Level As Well As Powder Bath On 1st Level. Impressive ...

Photo of Listing #14435295

10c Rhea Mills Circle, Prosper, TX - $449,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,739 SQFT
  • 75 DAYS
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Trees Galore Surround This Property!your Search Is Over, Come Check Out 10c Rhea Mills Circle. Over One Acre Of Oasis On The Outside With No Hoa & Custom Remodel On The Inside Of This Beautiful Brick One Story! Home Shows Like A Model Home For Ea...

Photo of Listing #14417449

850 Foxfield Court, Prosper, TX - $509,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,543 SQFT
  • 105 DAYS
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Perry Homes New Construction Ready For Move-in! Entry And Extended Entry With 12-foot Ceilings. Game Room With French Doors. Kitchen Features And Island With Built-in Seating Space And Corner Pantry. Family Room With A Wood Mantel Fireplace And A ...

950 Gentle Knoll Lane, Prosper, TX - $526,672

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 2,297 SQFT
  • 174 DAYS
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Mls# 14364468 - Built By Highland Homes - Ready Now! ~ Exquisite Exterior With Elevated Roof Pitch. Walk Into Tall Ceilings In The Foyer. This Home Is Very Open And Has An Enhanced Kitchen With Spacious Cabinets And Counter Tops. Beautiful Luxu...

Photo of Listing #14263467

2600 Glen Haven Court, Prosper, TX - $479,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,750 SQFT
  • 308 DAYS
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Amazing Home In Gentle Creek Estates! Open Floor Plan With All The Upgrades! Newly Renovated 4 Bedroom And 3 Baths. This Stunning Two-story Home Is On A Large Lot In A Hot Neighborhood. From The Open-concept Kitchen And Living Space To The Large S...


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Listing information last updated on December 4th, 2020 at 2:30am CST.